Home > slashdot > AMD Releases Three New Low-Cost CPUs

AMD Releases Three New Low-Cost CPUs

December 7th, 2010 12:25 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

WesternActor writes “With its new Fusion APUs coming out in about a month, you wouldn’t think AMD would still be tweaking its processor lineup. But it released three new processors today—the Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition, the Phenom II X2 565 Black Edition, and the Athlon II X3 455—to balance out its price-performance offerings. The Black Edition CPUs with their unlocked multipliers are probably the most interesting, particularly the Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition which has six cores, runs at 3.3 GHz, and costs only $265. As the name implies, the 1100T represents only a minute increase in clock speed over the 1090T. It even has the same amount of L2 and L3 cache (3MB and 6MB, respectively), is based on the same 45nm production process, and is designed for the currently standard AM3 socket. Given that 1090T got the downward nudge in price to $235, however, the 1100T offers slightly better performance for less money.”

Source: AMD Releases Three New Low-Cost CPUs

Related Articles:

  1. Hidden Cores On Phenom CPUs Can Be Unlocked
  2. Next Gen Intel CPUs Move To Yet Another Socket
  3. CPUs Do Affect Gaming Performance, After All
  4. AMD Undercuts Intel With Six-Core Phenom IIs
  5. AMD Launches Fastest Phenom Yet, Phenom II X4 980
blog comments powered by Disqus